Josephine Hadiwijaya


Josephine Hadiwijaya graduated from Faculty of Law, Universitas Indonesia in 2008, majoring in Public International Law. During her academic years, she represented Indonesia in Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna and participated in Socrates Exchange Program at Erasmus University of Rotterdam in Netherlands, where she gained legal knowledge and experienced cultural diversity.

Prior to joining Walalangi & Partners, she worked as an Associate in another prominent law firm in Indonesia. She has been involved in numerous deals and transactions and has received accolades from her clients for her high dedication, including various oil and gas, banking and finance as well as foreign direct investment matters.

Her high-profile works include:

  • Counsel to Mitsui & Co., Ltd, one of the world’s largest trading companies with a diversified portfolio that spans approximately in 63 countries, on its successful post-acquisition report of PT Pangan Lestari (Indonesian’s leading foodservice distributor) to the Indonesian Business Competition Supervisory Commission (Komisi Pengawasan Persaingan Usaha – KPPU).  Through the acquisition, Mitsui aims to improve PL’s distribution and cold-chain logistics by combining both parties’ collective expertise to significantly impact Indonesia’s food distribution and cold-chain logistic landscape and contribute to the country’s economic progression.
  • Counsel to one of biggest power companies in Japan, in structuring and preparing various loan agreements for its financing to an Indonesian borrower, engaging in roof-top solar business and preparing various Indonesian law governed security documents to secure the lender’s preference rights, including pledge of shares agreements, power of attorney to vote and sell shares and the fiducia security to secure the shareholder’s loan.
  • Counsel to a Singapore based boutique finance firm, in structuring various contractual arrangements for the sale and purchase of coal purchase option and coal commodity from Indonesian group of companies engaging business in coal mining and trading, including optimizing the legal and commercial structure and the payment structure arrangement, to maximize protection for the client’s interest and ensuring the compliance of all transaction agreements with Indonesian laws and regulation.
  • Counsel to one of Japan’s largest banking institutions, in relation to the proposed provisions of perpetual (non-cumulative) subordinated loan to its Indonesian banking subsidiary for the purpose of increasing the subsidiary’s core capital.
  • Counsel to a leading Japanese trading company in relation to a series of financing transactions in the form of secured committed term collateral loan facilities, with the total facility amount of up to USD36,000,000, to an Indonesian mining group company.